EXAMINATION & CERTIFICATION
The AWS-CWI examination consists of THREE Tests Ã¢â‚¬â€œ Fundamentals, Practical and Code Book Examination.
For candidates scoring 72 % and above, AWS will award the Certificate as Certified Welding Inspector. The candidates scoring less than
72 %, but more than 60 % will be issued Certificate as Certified Associate welding Inspector. For scoring less than 60 %, no certificate is issued.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENT :
|DO YOU QUALIFY?
To qualify as a Certified Welding Inspector, you must pass a vision test and have a combination of qualifying education and work experience, with supporting documentation:
|MINIMUM EDUCATION||MINIMUMÃ‚Â WORKÃ‚Â EXPERIENCE|
|Associate or higher degree in engineering technology, engineering, or a physical science||3 years|
|High school diploma plus two or more years engineering/technical school courses||3 years|
|High school diploma plus one year engineering/technical school courses or one or more years of vocational education and training in a welding curriculum||4 years|
|High school diploma or approved high school equivalency diploma||5 years|
|At least 8th grade||9 years|